Transitioning from a classroom environment to online or virtual education isn’t an easy task. The change requires a substantial shift in organizational resources, a reassessment of IT infrastructure, and a shift in the IT team’s day-to-day activities to successfully support faculty, staff, and students.
Though online instruction has been a function in education for many years, it represented a small part of the overall curriculum for countless institutions.
Today, IT teams in the education sector need to ensure they focus on:
With the PerfStack™ dashboard, the data from your SolarWinds modules is displayed in a time-synchronized graph, so spikes, trends, and root causes become apparent.
Imagine being alerted that critical applications for online learning such as Zoom, Slack, or Cisco WebEx are reported as having a slowdown on a Monday morning. How do you know if the cause is the network, your systems, or your storage? With PerfStack, you can visually correlate data from each of these entities on a common timeline to help you solve problems faster and reduce the impact to your end-users. No need to switch from tool to tool to identify root cause.
Shifting to full online learning means more sensitive student data is available online, with more access attempts from various devices. Without proper protection, it can leave educational organizations susceptible.
Learn how you can improve your security posture and quickly demonstrate compliance with SolarWinds Security Event Manager—a lightweight, ready-to-use, and affordable security information and event management solution for your organization.
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